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Nov 24, 2013 6:00pm EST
reaction tonight, less than 24 hours after president obama announced a nuclear deal with iran. several members of congress and u.s. allies have praised the agreement that will limit iran's nuclear activities while easing trade sanctions. israel and other middle east countries were quick to criticize the deal. today president obama called israeli prime minister netanyahu to reaform the united states commitment to the country. brian mooar has reaction from capitol hill. >> reporter: after striking a breakthrough deal to disarm iran's nuclear weapons program, secretary of state john kerry sounded more cautious than optimistic. >> we're not sitting here pretending that iran is going to suddenly turn over a new leaf. we have to prove it. none of this is based on trust. it's not a question of trust. >> reporter: iran agrees to destroy highly enriched uranian that could be used for bombs but gets to keep its nuclear power facilities and gets a small measure of relief from the crippling krad sanctions that have hobled the economy. >> for first time in the decade we have halted the pro
Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm EST
. president obama made phone calls to u.s. service members today, thanking them for their service and wishing them happy holiday. the first family is celebrating at the white house. here is part of his message to the nation. >> on behalf of all the obama's, i want to wish you a happy and healthy thanksgiving. we give things for the men and women in uniform and their families. we give thanks for the freedoms they defend and for everyone doing their part to make the united states a better, more compassionate nation. happy thanksgiving. >> you may be curious what they eat at the white house. it's close to what you eat. turkey, honey-baked ham, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, two types of stuffing and nine kinds of pie. >> you have nine kinds of pie at home? >> i don't have nine kinds of anything. nine kinds of pie. >>> tonight, we are going to find out what tripped up superman at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. >>> police turned the table on suspect thieves and used social media themselves. >>> this manassas home went up in flames this early than >>> a developing story now. a fight
Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm EST
lady michelle obama and her daughters greeted the crews as they delivered the white house christmas tree. it's a douglass fir from pennsylvania. mrs. obama said it will be decorated with pictures of military homecomings. >>> no word on the cause of a power outage that has hundreds of people in the dark. more than 500 pepco customers without power. most are concentrated in d.c.s southeast and southwest quadrants. pepco isn't sure what caused the outages, but power should be restored by 7:00. >>> crews are working to repair a water main that broke. the 12-inch main burst in rockville. it created a mess in the road. we are told more than 40 customers have been without water service for several hours now including the animal shelter. they are hoping to have the water tuned back on shortly. >>> as we cover prince george's county, traffic is back to normal where a water main break caused a sinkhole that swallowed an suv. some 200 people in that area were without power until 4:00 yesterday afternoon. the crews were back repairing the pipe and filling in that sinkhole. >>> temperatures will
Nov 30, 2013 6:00pm EST
the home. president obama and the first daughters got out of the white house today for small business saturday. they did a little shopping at politics and propose bookstore on connecticut avenue in northwest washington. president bought about a dozen books while at the renlster, he chatted with an employee there about the store's chicago location. he also sent out a tweet encouraging americans to support small businesses in their areas. >>> well, the obamas weren't the only ones shopping small today. stores across the country participating in this, the fourth annual small business saturday. news 4's darcy spencer caught up with some local shoppers getting in on the action and she's live in bethesda, maryland, tonight. hi, darcy. >> we talked to a lot of shoppers this afternoon, many say they love the idea of small business saturday. they find when they go into these mom and pop shops, they have great quality and the service is even better. ryan and robin bandy are among the shoppers buying local on this small business saturday on bethesda row. >> sometimes with the small busi
Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
assassination. half a century after the flame was lit, president obama and former president clinton came to honor their fallen predecessor. he was charismaticharismatic, l patriotic. he faced down the soviets in cuba and jfk ignored the polls. he pushed for black voting rights, knowing it could cost him re-election. but before kennedy could see the voting right act passed, he and first lady jackie kennedy went to dallas and jfk was assassinated. america was stunned. gunman lee harvey oswald was shot and killed in police custody. conspiracy theorys swirled and the official investigation would be rushed and incomplete. today most historians agree oswald alone killed kennedy but america's spirit was wounded. >> we never trusted government as much. we never felt as secure as we did before the kennedy assassination. >> barack obama picked today to award 16 presidential freedom. >> because this marks the 50th anniversary of president kennedy establishing the honor. >> oprah received one and bill clinton. and then the presidents went to arlington where the memory of our 35th president burns bright
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm EST
. >>> tonight there's more scrutiny from president obama's health care plan. many people who go to the hospital don't have insurance and can't afford it. hospitals are losing billions of dollars in the financial aid that covers cost of caring for the uninsured. danielle leigh reports on how this could put hospitals out of business. >> reporter: culpeper regional is the only place to go for an emergency in miles. she's still in pjs after rushing her 1-month-old daughter to the e.r. oversnignight. >> we don't have a hospital nearby. >> reporter: most people can't afford the services they're about to get. the government helps cover the st through hospital subsidies that are getting cut by $18 billion over the next seven years. >> there you go. >> reporter: the affordable care act mandated the cuts, assuming more people would be insured, but then 25 states decided not to expand the government insurance program for the poor, leaving a marge amount of people with no coverage. hospitals won't be fully reimbursed if for cost of care. >>> you are looking at hospitals shutting their doors in the communit
Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
over, but the high court will take another look at a big question about obama care. how much can the government make americans do on health care or in these cases how much can it make the owners of companies do? obama care requires private employers to provide free birth control coverage. the mennonite owners of this wood specialties store with 950 employees in pennsylvania saying that violates their religious rights. >> they are saying i don't know how i can do this bassed on my religious conscience. >> reporter: a federal court sided with president obama who made including contraception a campaign issue exempting only schools in the like run by churches. >> woman who work at these institutions will have access to free contraception like other women. >> reporter: the owners of hoby lobby won their case, a federal ruling they do not have to cover birth control for 13,000 employees. now the supreme court will decide. >> we don't think you need to leave your views and preferences at the door and instead conform to the religious views of the individuals who own the company. >> reporter:
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